Is the Nigerian Navy 2017 Pre screening result out now? If you have asked the question above or still wondering how to check your navy result, this article is for you. You are about to get the 2017 Navy results live updates.
Nigerian Navy 2017 Pre Screening Results is out and has been uploaded online today. You can check whether your name was uploaded, I will update everything in this page.
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After checking the navy result, what next? It is very simple. Candidates who performed well in the August 12 screening will proceed for Zonal screening.
The Nigeria zonal screening dates and venues will also be updated and communicated to you later. The following information and brief history about the Nigerian Navy might be useful to you during the interview.
THE NIGERIA NAVY
WIKIPEDIA: The Nigerian Navy (NN) is a branch of the Nigerian Armed Forces. The Nigerian Navy is among the largest Navies on the African continent, consisting of several thousand personnel, including those of the Coast Guard.
The Nigerian Navy owes its origin to the Nigerian Marine. Formed in 1914 after the amalgamation of the then Northern and Southern Nigeria, the Nigerian Marine (as it became known after 1914) was a quasi-military organization. This force expanded to become the Southern Nigerian Marine in 1893.
A Northern Nigeria equivalent was formed in 1900. The two Marines were merged in 1914,. The responsibilities of the Marine included administration of the ports and harbours, dredging of channels, bouyage and lighting. It also operated ferry services, touring launches, and other small craft that plied the various creeks and other inland waterways.
The first of these new organizations was the Nigerian Ports Authority, which was charged with the running of ports and ensuring safe navigation. The second organisation was the Inland Waterways Department, which took over the running of ferries and touring launches.
The third organisation was the Nigerian Naval Force, made up mostly of reserve Royal Navy officers and ex-Service personnel who had been transferred to the Nigerian Ports Authority from the defunct Nigerian Marine. Its primary responsibility was to train the personnel and set up the appropriate infrastructure necessary for the planned Navy.
The first basic training establishment for the future Navy – the HMNS QUORRA – was started on 1 November 1957 with 60 junior ratings, who underwent a 6-month basic seamanship course.
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